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Texas Woman's University Staff Handbook
Miscellaneous Policies: Sales, Solicitations & Fundraising

The solicitation by employees for the sale of goods and fundraising (other than the fundraising done by the office of Institutional Development or on behalf of Texas Woman’s University) must comply with State law.

Contributions:  A University employee may solicit contributions to organizations that are tax exempt under IRS Code Section 501 (c) (3) and do not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of the organization’s activities.

Sales:  Peddling and taking orders for goods and services on campus are not permitted if the solicitor is doing so for personal gain. A University employee may take orders for goods and services sold by organizations that are tax exempt under IRS Code Section 501 (c) (3) and do not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of the organization’s activities.

Raffles:  No raffles may be held by any University group, with the exception of certain qualified student organizations.  (See student raffle policy.)

Student Fundraising Activities:  Students and student organizations should refer to the Center for Student Development and/or the Student Handbook for information and guidelines regarding fundraising activities.
Complete information is available at TWU Policy 2.12 “Sales, Solicitations, and Fundraising”

Related Policy:  TWU Policy 3.02 “Ethics Policy for Employees”

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